Feb 21, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

ENG 141 - Modern World Literature


Course Description: This course introduces students to a survey of the literary and philosophical influences from the 17th century through modern times. Selections vary and may include Voltaire, Pushkin, Wu Cheng’en, Esquivel, Lahiri and others. 


ISLOs: This course supports student development of Written and Oral Communications, Critical Thinking, and Multicultural and Global Perspectives.
Prerequisite(s): Eligible for ENG 101
General Education Elective(s): Humanities; Literature
Note(s): This course has been approved to meet the Core Curriculum General Education requirement.

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Express literary concepts orally
  • Create written documents that employ Standard English spelling, grammar, punctuation and capitalization
  • Create analytical essays that develop a central point supported by textual and other evidence
  • Evaluate literary texts, including major themes and connections to their lives
  • Analyze various literary elements (setting, values, topics, themes, etc.)
  • Articulate broadening awareness of similarities and differences among various cultures and their own

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